II. Pearls

  1. Touch each email only once
  2. Disposition each message to one of four options
    1. Delete the message or
    2. Respond to emails requiring only 2 minutes of time or
    3. Sort the message into pending folders
      1. Messages to do today
      2. Messages to do soon
      3. Messages to do when time allows
    4. Review the pending folders daily

III. References

  1. Allen (2002) Getting Things Done
  2. Lin (2015) EM:Rap 25(4): 8-9

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Ontology: Email (C0013849)

Definition (NCI) E-mail is short for "electronic mail" and refers to composing, sending, and receiving messages over electronic communication systems. Most e-mail systems use the Internet.
Definition (MSH) Messages between computer users via COMPUTER COMMUNICATION NETWORKS. This feature duplicates most of the features of paper mail, such as forwarding, multiple copies, and attachments of images and other file types, but with a speed advantage. The term also refers to an individual message sent in this way.
Concepts Intellectual Product (T170)
MSH D034742
LNC LP120626-9, MTHU039652
English Electronic Mail, Mail, Electronic, E Mail, E-Mail, E-Mails, electronic mail, Email, e-mail, emails, email, e mail, Emails, E-mail
Swedish E-post
Czech e-mail, elektronická pošta, email
Finnish Sähköposti
Italian E-Mail, Email, Posta elettronica
Japanese 電子メール
Polish Poczta elektroniczna
Norwegian Epost, E-post, Elektronisk post
Spanish Correo-E, E-Mail, Email, Correo Electrónico
French Courriel, Courrier électronique
German E-Mail, Elektronische Mail, Email
Dutch E-mail, Electronische post
Portuguese E-Mail, Email, Correio Eletrônico